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About Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant

A San Diego Dining Experience to Savor

Inspired by the olive trees, gardens and villas that overlook our 18 hole golf course, making The" Veranda" a place one simply has to experience.

Fresh and modern, Veranda's new menu features California contemporary cuisine. Each dish is carefully constructed by a team of chefs using locally-sourced ingredients and freshly grown herbs from our own garden.

Veranda is the perfect place to meet and enjoy a snack, meal or libation (try our signature bread and Tapenade.....we'll give you the recipe), dine under the stars or gather around the fire with a cocktail or local craft beer . Come and enjoy live entertainment, featuring local artists. You're sure to have an experience to savor.

17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr
San Diego, CA 92128
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Californian

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am - 11:00am
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily : 5:00pm - 10.00pm
Sunday Brunch : 11:30 - 3:00pm ala carte menu
Sunday - Dinner : 3:00 - 10:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(844) 255-1288

Website:
http://www.ranchobernardoinn.com/veranda/?nck=8442551288

Entertainment:
Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday live music entertainment.

Parking Details:
Hotel Valet Parking and Lot Parking.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Daily delights menu
7 days a week from 5-9PM

Join us at Veranda Fireside Lounge and listen local artists each week.

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Date night among the olive trees. Indulge in a 3-course prix fixe dinner featuring wine pairings & live music for the perfect romantic celebration.

Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (26)
Scenic View (20)
Good for a Date (18)
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Great for Lunch (17)
Special Occasion (15)
Casual (15)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Romantic (14)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Cozy (12)
Fun (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Good for Groups (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Healthy (8)
Seasonal (8)
Afternoon Coffee (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Live Music (7)
People Watching (6)
Business Meals (5)
Authentic (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great Beer (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

I passed on our disappointment to the front desk upon checking out. Not happy with the server we had as not attentive to us! Never around to see if we needed anything throughout! Don’t know where she was with just us as patrons for a long time! Very disappointed with the whole experience! Also, may I make a suggestion with the prime rib. The mash potatoes were hidden underneath the prime rib and for $28.00, can the chief display a plate more inviting! Potatoes and 2 slim carrots did not please us! You can do better as a Resort! Not particularly appealing ! Maybe that is why no one suggested the Veranda, but wanted us to dine at the Other Restaurant!

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·Dined 4 days ago

I dont drink alcohol so I cant comment on alcohol experiences. But lunch, dinner, brunch, casual, biz, large or small group, scenic, all of my experiences have been great!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Authentic, Live Music, Cozy, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 9, 2018

This is a place where you want to sit outside on the patio. It was raining the night we were there, so patio was closed.
It was miserable sitting inside.
The place was noisy. We were seated right next the kitchen. Constant activity, impossible to relax. Meals were cold and under cooked.
Just awful that night.

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 7, 2018

i've been going to this restaurant for many years. seems to have a management issue now in that we waited 15 minutes for a server while there were only a handful of tables with diners and numerous employees standing around. finally i got up and asked if there was a server for our table and we eventually got one, although he was not very attentive during our visit.

i do like the venue and the food and perhaps the problem was the manager that night.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

My ususal choice of sandwhich was not up to par.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Always great! Have dined here for two decades. Highly recommended.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Seated immediately and ready to order within five minutes , we left after 25 minutes, bus staff said they would get "her" to help us, one blond-haired (pony tail tied to the side) waitress walked past us multiple times, never took order, restaurant nearly empty: only three other parties in restaurant at the time, never will return. We were there for special New Year's dinner.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Good food and top notch service; dining on Veranda patio is absolutely lovely

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

The hostess was unfriendly. The service was slow. Had to ask for dinner menus, refill on waters etc

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 25, 2017

As usual outstanding service and ambiance. Christmas Eve early dinner outside on the patio with lovely views. This restaurant is one of our favorites and never disappoints. Had the prime rib which was on the special Christmas menu and it was delicious. We always enjoy dining here at the Veranda.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Cozy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Great food, service and setting. Even if you're a local, you feel like you're in vacation. Good value and fun exploring the rb inn.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Overall a “meh” experience. We made the mistake of sitting inside. Would have liked to see our waitress a bit more. Needed stuff like silverware, water, wine, our check.
Disappointed with the food. A baked baked potato is hardly a masterpiece. No toppings. No sauces for the chicken.
Won’t be going back.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Service was slow...we sat for 20 to 30 minutes before we were acknowledged by a server. Once he arrived, drinks and food arrived in a timely manner.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on December 13, 2017

We had a wonderful lunch with friends for the holidays. Food was fantastic, we weren't rushed and it was a beautiful day! Couldn't ask for more!

Tags: Casual, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Fabulous venue....romantic setting. And delicious food.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Healthy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 7, 2017

The ease of using open table makes this experience even better.
To be able to walk into a crowded restaurant and have your table waiting for you is 1st class. I appreciate the professionalism the staff have and it's carried out throughout the meal. The menu is just a little edgy which allows me to try something a little different
Eating outside with such a spectacular view brings the whole experience to the next level.

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Great outdoor spot with heaters

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Enjoyed a wonderful Sunday lunch with my girlfriends. Perfect weather to sit out on the patio. Perfect everything-- food, service, ambiance. We'll be back again. Thanks.

Tags: Fun, Afternoon Coffee, Cozy, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Very expensive. This particular night I waited a long time for my food and check. Other nights were better. Specials weren’t discussed, nor were they in the menu. I didn’t care for loud live music.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The patio at Rancho Bernardo Inn is lovely offering a great view of the golf course. The service has always been excellent and food I always good.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Beautiful outdoor seating area with live music some evenings.

Tags: Good for Groups, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Nice venue but after two disappointing dinners there, I won’t be going back.

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

delightful brunch with family in a beautiful natural setting

Tags: Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Always wonderful! We love it for any occasion. The ambiance and view are so serene and enchanting. It’s our go to place.

Tags: Special Occasion, Afternoon Coffee, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Scenic View, Casual, Cozy
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 17, 2017

I took some business clients here for an authentic California experience. I was a little concerned since it's November and the evenings can be chilly. No worries, as they have plenty of patio heaters which did a fine job of keeping us all comfortable. The outdoor seating, ambiance of the fire places and light live music, as well as an exceptional meal, got me a lot of points with my guests! The wine list was great and the prices were reasonable. We'll definitely use this as a venue for future business events, and I've already told my wife and some of our friends this will have to be a "date night" spot!

Tags: Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Romantic
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

We were invited to eat at The Veranda a few weeks ago with our realtors. We liked the food, and we loved the view from our patio seats. It was quiet and very conducive to conversation. Even with the live music in the background, we could hear each other speak. The food was unique and tasty. We liked it so much that we decided to bring out of town friends to the restaurant. They enjoyed the evening and said it was a very good choice. None of us had alcohol that night because we were busy the next day, but it was great to be there for a good meal in a great atmosphere. We also really liked our waiter who was very good at taking care of us, and we specifically asked for him the second time we visited.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Coffee, Live Music, Healthy, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We had Chris Stone as our waiter and the attention to detail on his part was wonderful. We never went without drinks or bread and tapenade. Our food was served promptly and served hot. Although we only ordered happy hour, we were still treated with utmost care and attention. We send all of our out of town client to Veranda and when they get Chris Stone as their waiter, we ALWAYS get a great report back. Thanks Veranda

Tags: Happy Hour, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Overall for my party of 4, the food was very good. However, my wife had the cob salad and it was pretty minimal. Not much of the good stuff was there. She was disappointed . She has had much better.

Tags: Healthy, Worth the Drive, Quick Bite, Cozy, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Loved dining at your Restaurant while vacationing in Southern Calif.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Healthy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Love this place; food, service and the ambiance. It one of my favorite place for any occasion!

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 29, 2017

A little disappointed as this has always previously been stellar. Split salad for ladies came with no dressing on it. Meal was good, but had previously been outstanding - no real negatives - but has slipped a rung or two from previous times

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on October 22, 2017

As always the food and service were outstanding! Chris S. was an amazing server and really knows the menu and the wines you offer.

Tags: Romantic, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Cozy, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Randy, our server was fantastic! The food was delicious and the live music was enjoyable. We love the venue!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We waited for a hostess for 10 minutes and there were people in front of us, so it took another 10 minutes. After 20 minutes we were seated and was not approached by anyone for another 10 minutes. Finally a waiter came by and apologized for the delay and said he would get to us shortly. Five minutes later we placed an order for food, salads only. We skipped a drink because of the possible delay. The salad came within 15 minutes. The bill came fast, after we declined dessert. The waiter checked on us twice within 5 minutes to see if we paid the bill. It was very loud, but not crowded. I will be waiting along time before I try going here again. My friend had not been there for a year or so and she said she would not come back. I must say I was very disappointed.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

We had a wonderful time celebrating my birthday. We enjoyed our dinner and the music.

Tags: Live Music, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Outstanding in every way! Will return next time I am in town.

Tags: Great Beer, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

The temperature was too hot for comfortable outdoor seating so we opted for the comfort of indoor ac. There were no free "table nibbles" unless you ordered something. Too bad since we waited awhile for lunch. The food was good but disappointedly, nothing new is ever on the menu. It'll be awhile before we go back to order the same old thing.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Always love it here. Doesn’t disappoint! Beautiful golf course view. We enjoy walking through the pro shop after we eat. Service and food are always good.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Service good, a lot of food has "heat" not any choices without spices so had BLT.
Bread pudding was delicious.

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Beautiful, romantic venue. I love my date nights with my love there. Fantastic service, food....it's a wonderful place.

Tags: Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Romantic, Live Music, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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